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        The Writings of . .. In Seven Volumes [With:] PICKARD, S. T. The Life and Letters of

      Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1892. Number 697 of 750 copies. 9 vols., 8vo. Illustrated. Three quarter brown morocco, gilt lettered spine, raised bands, t.e.g. Minor uniform fading, else fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Otto Nebel. Maler und Dichter ( Otto Nei Beier )(TitleLanguage) Otto Nebel, Maler und Dichter( AO TUO NEI BEI ER )

      Kerber Christof Verlag, 2012-11-01. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.HardCover. Pub Date :2012-11-01 Pages: 360 Language: German Publisher: Kerber Christof Verlag Der Berliner Otto Nebel (1892-1973) war ein vielseitig begabter Maler und Schriftsteller. der wie andere Mitglieder der Sturm-Bewegung um Herwarth Walden mit Sprache und Bild experimentierte. Sein facettenreiches Werk mit Wechselbeziehungen zwischen Malerei. Zeichnung. Grafik. Collage und literarischen Texten wird anlsslich seines 120. Geburtstages erstmals als Ganzes in Bern gezeigt. wo Nebel seit 1... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Der Fall Wagner. Ein Musikanten-Problem

      Naumann, Leipzig 1892 - [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Zodiac]
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        Mittelalterliche Bau- und Kunstdenkmäler in Magdeburg. Im Selbstverlag herausgegeben und aufgenommen .

      1892 - Livre d'occasion In-folio en feuilles, sous chemise demi-percaline rouge à coins, à rabats et lacets, [8]pp. de texte avec plans in-t., suivies de 40 photographies signées en héliogravure (48 x 40 cm.), imprimées par W. Hoffmann de Dresde, sous serpentes. Très bel ensemble de photographies de l’architecture médiévale de la ville de Magebourg par le photographe allemand Eduard von Flottwell (1844-1894). Avec un prospectus de souscription (3 pp. in-4°). Condition : Petit-ex-libris tampon. Etui lég. usagé, bel état des photographies, avec d'infimes piqûres marginales. Leicht gebraucht Umschlag, guter Zustand Fotografien, mit winzigen Flecken.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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      1892 - un volume, bradel demi-maroquin (binding half morocco) vert sombre in-douze, dos long (spine without raised band) décoré or (gilt decoration), titre frappé or (gilt title), papier marbré aux plats (cover with marbled paper), tête lisse (top edge smooth), gouttière non rognée (edges no smoothes), marque-page en tissu (bookmark in tissue), couverture conservée (cover preserved), justification du tirage : tirage limité à 420 exemplaires (limited edition - 420 copies were printed), un des 400 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande (N° 180), orné d'une gravure sur cuivre (copperplate engraving) en noir en frontispice (avant la lettre) par Odilon Redon, naissances de rousseurs (beginning of the redness marks) mais vraiment rares et légères, 163 pages, 1892 Paris Bibliothèque Artistique et Littéraire Editeur, en bon état malgré le petit défaut signalé (very good condition in spite of the small defect indicated). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Guimard]
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        The Feather

      T. Fisher Unwin, (The Children’s Library), 1892 - Frontispiece by Ford Madox Brown Small 8vo Binding with just a little wear and browning, spine slightly cocked, otherwise a very nice copy; inscription on fly-leaf and bookseller’s small label on front pastedown Harvey A2a Original white cloth with blue floral pattern repeated on end-papers and all edges, uniform with The Brown Owl [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        The Book of Household Management comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen-Maid, Butler, Footman, .

      1892 1892 - London: Ward, Lock, Bowden, 1892. Thick 8vo. Orig. roan-backed cloth (slightly flecked). Spine extra gilt. (lii, 1644, 40pp.). With 13 full-page col. plates of which 2 are folding, 68 full-page steel-engrvs., numerous text-illusts., and adverts. Fine. NOTE: Among the additional recipes found in this edition are: Recipes for Kangaroo Tails, Parrot Pie, and Wallaby Roast. Because the imports of preserved Australian foods were making significant inroads into the English cuisine, the editors of Mrs. Beeton were anxious that recipes using these products were included.

      [Bookseller: Berkelouw Books]
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      Chicago: Donohue & Henneberry, []. 1892 - 448pp. plus six plates including frontispiece portrait, and inserted leaf of contents (found only in some copies). Publisher's cloth, boards stamped in blind, spine gilt. Boards and spine slightly worn and soiled, old library shelf label at bottom of spine. Institutional bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion on front pastedown. Inscription on recto of front fly leaf: "Limited to 250 copies and privately distributed." Additional half-page advertisement for the book, printed (carbon copy?) on recto and verso, tipped onto verso of frontispiece portrait. Slight age-toning in outer margins. A very good copy. A presentation copy, with the author's half- page gift inscription on the verso of the front fly leaf: "To my respected friend and comrade Colonel Charles W. Davis.Chicago.January 18, 1894." An important work, printed for the author. Turnley led an extremely active life during which he travelled through a good part of the western portion of the continent. After graduating from West Point, he served in the Mexican War in New Orleans, Veracruz, Monterey, and Mexico City. He spent a considerable time in Texas in the 1850s at Fort Brown, Austin, San Antonio, and along the Rio Grande. He accompanied Harney's Sioux expedition, went overland to Fort Bridger, Salt Lake, and points west. During the Civil War he was active on the Union side, politicked a bit, and went on a special commission to Denver. HOWES T429. GRAFF 4217.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892 from the Original Manuscripts of Father Joseph Ohrwalder. Late Priest of the Austrian Mission Station Oat Delen, in Kordofan

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company Limited 1892, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) xiipp. + 1 leaf,460pp. Very good. Octavo in original gilt lettered decorative green cloth and coated dark green endpapers with photogravure frontispiece and illustrations in text from photos. Spine slightly browned..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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      F. ROY 1892 - RO30079015: 504 + 456 + 480 + 504 + 455 pages. Nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc dans le texte et hors texte. Quelques gravures en couleurs hors texte. Titre, auteur, tomaison, 4 fleurons dorés sur le dos cuir marron. Petites épidermures. Tome 2 et 3 : état d'usage : pages détachées, ouvrage déboité. Avec une lettre de M. Henri Martin. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 908.4434-Régionalisme : Ile-de-France [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The life of Jesus critically examined / by David Friedrich Strauss ; translated from the fourth German edition by George Eliot

      London : New York : Sonnenschein ; Macmillan 1892 - Physical description: xxxviii, 39-784 p. ; 23 cm. Subjects: Jesus Christ - Biography. Includes introduction by Otto Pfliderer. Translation of: Das Leben Jesu ; previous ed. , 1846. Summary: George Eliot first major literary work was translating Strauss' Life of Jesus. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Publisher's device in gilt to spine, Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Minor indented mark to front panel, with some light surface staining. Small nick towards top of spine. Corners bumped. Decorative endpapers. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 784 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: George Newnes, 1892. TWO VOLUMES UNIFORMLY BOUND. Bound by Bayntun of Bath. Covers with single gilt fillet borders. Spines with six panels, decorated and lettered in gilt. Publication dates at foot of spine (1892 and 1894).. All edges gilt. Inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Original covers bound-in at rear of each volume. "Adventures" cover is in the first state without address on street sign. First issue point in "Adventures" with mis-spelled "Violent Hunter" for "Violet Hunter" in page 317, line 23. Both volumes have previous owner's signature and address at top of a front preliminary page. "Adventures" has a very faint signature at top of the half-title page. Minor superficial scratch front cover of Volume 1. Illustrations by Sidney Paget. The "Adventures" contains the first 12 Sherlock Holmes stories, the "Memoirs" the next eleven. "The Adventure of the Cardboard Box" was not included in the first English edition of "Memoirs", but was added to later editions. A beautifully-bound set of these classic tales by Conan Doyle, both first editions! Green and Gibson A10 and A14. 317, 279pp.. First English Edition. Full Cranberry Morocco. Nearly Fine/No Jacket. Royal Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books]
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        Proof portrait wood engraving of Harriet Beecher Stowe, and artist's Autograph Letter, signed concerning it, with another engraving of unidentified man

      n.p, 1892. (STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER) Stowe image 9-1/2 x 7-1/4 inches, 14 x 11 inches overall. . Stowe engraving with almost imperceptible tear without loss, others fine. Scribner's Magazine, February 1895, pp. 186-88 . Gustav Kruell (1843-1907) was born in Germany and established himself as an engraver in Stuttgart. He came to the US in 1873, and quickly obtained commissions from the leading illustrated periodicals. He fell under the artistic influence of the famed engraver W.J. Linton, with the result that his portraits took on a clarity and liveliness uncommon in his day. His most famous work is probably the Lincoln of 1891; the following year he produced the superb Stowe portrait offered here (Stowe died in 1896). His Autograph Letter, signed, written from East Orange, NJ to J.R. Mitchel conveying the proof, reads, "Your favor enclosing check if $15.00 for Portrait of Beecher Stowe came to me today--I send the same by express with this. I hope the picture will not disappoint you for I sought for no effect but tried to make every one see into this great woman who could [be?] so calm in a time of greatest excitements as only a true woman can do. Very truly yours, G. Kruell." Also included is a fine 5 x 7 proof portrait of an unidentified man--both it and the Stowe portrait are signed in the plate and in pencil below. A SUPERB IMAGE AND ARTIST'S COMMENTARY

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        A Short History of the English People [4 Volumes Expanded to 12 Volumes by the Insertion of 700 Plates]

      London: MacMillan and Co.. Near Fine. 1892. Hardcover. An extremely rare set, (probably unique) in an extremely beautiful binding by G. P. Putnam's and Sons. Printed by The Knickerbocker Press. Dark blue full leather with gilt bordered covers. Raised bands with gilt bordered compartments and lettering. Dentrile borders on inside brown leather covers with brown silk endpapers. T. E. G. Tissued guarded plates that are magnificent. Includes colored maps, engravings and illustrations depicting and emphasizing the culture of the English People. Images sent on request. Shipping and insurance charges at cost. ; Vol. 12VOL; Color Plates; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

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        A Short History of the English People

      94 - London - Macmillan and Co. 1892 - An illustrated edition of Green's influential Short History in smart uniform bindings, looking great on the shelf. Complete in Four Volumes. With a selection of plates and maps. John Richard Green, 1837-1883, was an English historian. Short History of the English People, a book that was extremely influential in the United States as well as throughout the British empire. . . Green's vivid story telling powers, as well as his facility in evoking places and characters, made his radical methodology and views palatable to his readers. Informed by a disdain for traditional political and military narratives and a reverence for the common people, the Short History was an important milestone in the development of social and cultural history -DNB. Condition: In half leather bindings. Externally, a little rubbing, prominent to the spines, with white marks (that may be removed with care and attention). The boards are very slightly warped. The front hinge of volume one is very slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound, generally clean, with some light browning, and occasional spots, prominent to the plates. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Short History of the English People. In four volumes

      94 - London - Macmillan and Co 1892 - A finely bound set of the Illustrated Edition of Green's influential history of England. Each volume has a bookbinder's stamp for Pearse, Warrington, to the verso of the front free-endpaper. Featuringnumerous illustrations,including tissue guarded coloured plates. With tissue guarded frontispiece maps to Volumes I and IV, and a fold out frontispiece of Old London Bridge to Volume III. Each front pastedown hasan armorial bookplate above the nameplate of W. Ernest Atkin. Each front free-endpaper has the pictorial bookplate of Ronald Cuttell. A photograph of the gravestone of John Richard Green, labelled 'Menton, Cote d'Azur' in ink,has been pasted to the front blank of Volume I. Complete in four volumes. Condition: In uniform half morocco bindings, with gilt top edges. Externally, some shelf wear. Internally, firmly bound and bright, with light marginal foxing. Small marginal marks to pages xxvi-50 of Volume I and p1483-1553 of Volume IV. A pleasing set. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Portland City Directory 1892

      University of Portland, Portland, Ore 1892 - Excellent Library Rebinding. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No writing or marking noted in book. Boards are straight with corners just barely bumped. Text block and gutters are firm. 1236 pages.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Souvenirs de l'Annam et du Tonkin.

      Paris, Henri Charles-Lavauzelle, 1892 - Gd in-8° ; 300 pp.-8 croquis et plans in-texte, demi-basane verte, dos lisse, filets or, titre or, rel. de l'époque, bel exemplaire. ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE SUR LA CONQUÊTE DE L'INDOCHINE. FIRST EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        On the occurrence of artesian and other underground waters in Texas

      GPO, Washington, DC 1892 - Rare (not in OCLC) Study of Ground Water in Texas, NM & IT in 1892; 19 Plates & Maps/Gift Copy. eastern New Mexico, and Indian Territory, west of the ninety-seventh meridian. By Robert Thomas Hill, assistant geologist for Texas.Condition: Binding gone; contents very good, including very large maps and profiles. 8vo, 41-166 pp. 6 fold. geol. maps Binding broken, boards gone, somewhat browned. Presentation copy. Inscribed on the caption title, "Prof Hitchcock Compls of Robert T. Hill March 1892". Federal report offprint, the gift of the author to Prof. Charles H. Hitchcock of Dartmouth College, nationally famed geologist. Stamp of New Hampshire State Library. Probably an appendix to 52 Cong. Senate Ex.doc. offprinted for its author. The maps include: "Geologic features of the Texas region", "Outline of the Llano Estacado.", 58 inch folding: "Geologic section and profile from Sea at New Orleans, La. to the Rocky Mountains Las Vegas, New Mexico". Definitive late 19th century Texas underground water report. Important Texana and geology association. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Murray Hudson]
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        Mémoires d'une Danseuse Russe. Par E. D. Auteur de Défilé de fesses nues.

      Paris, Sous les Galeries du Palais Royal, 1892. - Tome 1er [2ème et 3ème]. 3 Bände. Kl.8°. XII, 155 S., (1); 182 S., (1); 142 S., (1) und zus. |15 explizit erotische Orig.-Radierungen| auf Japan. Etwas späteres HLeder auf 5 unechten Bünden mit goldgepr. RTitel. |Extrem rare erste Ausgabe| eines der bekanntesten französischen erotischen Romane. Das Werk erschien eigentlich klandestin. Doch aussergewöhnlicher Weise und wohl aufgrund eines Fehlers des Druckers wurde auf der letzten Seite des 3. Bandes der Verleger genannt: Aug. Brancart, Libraire-Editeur, Amsterdam. Und genau dieses Versehen könnte natürlich der Grund für die grosse Seltenheit dieser ersten Ausgabe sein. Dass Brancart vielleicht nie das Werk richtig in den Handel brachte, um sich nicht selbst ans Messer zu liefern. Denn das Werk wurde natürlich sofort als es in die Hände der Behören kam verboten und die Vernichtung angeordnet. Nur bekam die Zensurstelle erst die 2., natürlich jetzt gänzlich klandestine Ausgabe in die Hände. Dass es eine 1. Ausgabe überhaupt gegeben hatte, darauf verwies lediglich ein klandestiner Katalog von 1894, der nur den Titel des Werkes angab und erwähnt, dass eine Suite von 15 Illustrationen dazu erschienen sein. Selbst Perceau schaffte es nicht, die Orig.-Ausgabe aufzutreiben. Sie ist nicht im Bestand der franz. Bibliothèque National und auch weltweit in keiner Bibliothek oder namhaften Erotica-Sammlung zu finden (vgl. Dutel 537). Erst Dutel dokumentiert diese Ausgabe, allerdings ohne den 2. Band! Sowohl Perceau 151-2 als auch Pia 837 können auf diese Ausgabe nur hinweisen und vermuten als Erscheinungsdatum 1894 bzw. 1893. Das Werk ist ausgestattet mit 15 explizit erotischen und teils flagellantischen Radierungen: ein munteres Abbild der vielfältigen, haufreudigen russischen Liebesspiele. Die 2. Ausgabe (1904) erschien ohne Illustrationen. Einbandkanten minimal berieben. Erste und letzte Seiten etwas stockfleckig, Seitenränder teils fingerfleckig und etwas gedunkelt, S. 168 des 2. Bandes mit hinterlegtem Randeinriss, stellenweise leicht braunfleckig. Dutel 537. Vgl. Perceau 151-2 u. Pia 837. --------------- Mémoires d'une Danseuse Russe. Par E. D. Auteur de Défilé de fesses nues. Paris, Sous les Galeries du Palais Royal, 1892. 3 tomes en 3 volumes in-12 (115 x 172mm) dos veau raciné à 5 nerfs, titre doré, vignette sur chaque page de titre (faune trayant une chèvre); XII (Avant-propos et Lettre de Moscou signée Mariska, Ex-danseuse des Théâtres Impériaux), 155, (1); 182, (1) et 142, (1) pages. Bien complet des 15 gravures explicites hors texte. Edition originale sur Hollande, très rare. Pia, Les Livres de l'Enfer, page 444: « L'édition originale a dû paraître en 1893 ou 1894. Perceau, qui s'était efforcé en vain d'en découvrir un exemplaire, signale qu'un catalogue clandestin de 1894 en fait mention comme d'une nouveauté. Selon ce catalogue, elle se présentait en 3 volumes in-12 sur papier de Hollande et l'on pouvait y joindre une suite de 15 figures destinées à l'illustrer. » Page 168 du tome 2 réparée sans perte. Qqs. pages salies surtout dans les marges, reliure postérieure en très bon état. ------------------ |English description available on request.| [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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        Varones ilustres de la Compania de Jesus. Segunda edicion.

      Bilbao, 1887-1892. - 9 volumes in-4. Demi chagrin, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque). Seconde édition très rare de cet ouvrage important, un des plus estimés du jésuite espagnol d'Eusebio de Nieremberg (1595-1658). La première édition parue sur près d'un siècle, entre 1643 et 1736, est pratiquement introuvable aujourd'hui. Ces 9 volumes retraçant la vie des jésuites les plus éminents dans les missions des quatre partries du monde, sont de la première importance pour l'histoire de l'Amérique (Etats-Unis, Brésil, Canada, Mexique, Perou, etc.), du Japon, de la Chine, de l'Afrique, etc., etc. Sabin dit concernant la première édition: "This work having been published at different periods during the space almost a century, complete sets are excessively rare. The interest of the work is not inferior to its rarity as it contains accounts of many early voyages to the Indies not elsewhere to be fond" . Bon exemplaire. Palau, 191024-9. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Old Halls, Manors and Families of Derbyshire, by J.T. Volumes 1-4

      London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.. 1892-1902.. Four large 4to volumes. [I] The High Peak Hundred (xvi, 286pp, errata slip). [II] The Appletree Hundred and the Wapentake of Wirksworth (xvi, 326pp). [III] The Scarsdale Hundred (xii, 286pp). [IV] The Hundred of Repton and Gresley and The Hundred of Morleston and Litchurch (xvi, 182pp). All volumes have numerous plates of houses and family crests (counted in the pagination, versos blank). The publisher's green morocco-grained cloth over bevelled boards, lettered in gilt and each volume with an illustration of Haddon Hall gilt-stamped on the upper board. Slight fading of the spines, the extremities a little rubbed, more so at head and tail of spine and the corners. All edges gilt. A few pages have a marginal line in faded blue pencil, otherwise very clean and crisp inside. A nice set in very good condition. .

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        The Captain of the "Mary Rose". A Tale of To-morrow

      London: Tower Publishing Co., Ltd.,, 1892. Illustrated by the Chevalier Edouardo de Martino and Fred T. Jane. Large octavo. Original red pictorial cloth on bevelled boards, title and decoration in black and gilt to spine and upper board, olivine top-stain, pale grey flower sprigged endpapers. Frontispiece and 54 other plates. A little rubbed, lower board slightly mottled, a touch cocked, front hinge repaired, mild toning to the text, overall a very good copy. First edition, and uncommon thus, COPAC records copies of the first at BL and NMM only. Originally published in The Engineer between July and September 1892, here with additional illustrations by Fred Jane. A tale of naval warfare of the future by one of the most influential naval writers of the late nineteenth century, Clowes was successively correspondent of the Daily News, The Standard, and The Times, and editor-in-chief of the magisterial The Royal Navy: its History from the Earliest Times.

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        Bismarckbilder aus dem Sachsenwald

      Leipzig, Verlag Deutsche Literarische Gesellschaft 1892. Konvolut von 20 Fotografien, aufgezogen. Mit blauem Pappschuber in silbernem Prägedruck. Enthalten Sind die Fotos Bild 1: Einfahrt in Friederichsruh. Bild 2: Ansicht des Fürstenhauses mit Bismarck. Bild 3: Bismarcks Ausritt aus dem Park. Bild 4: Bismarck und Graf Herbert im Sachsenwald. Bild 5: Da kommt er. Bild 6: Ueberreichung eines Blumenstrausses. Bild 7: Bismarck mit dem Strausse. Bild 8: Huldigung auf der Brücke. Bild 9: Bismarckparade in Friedrichsruh. Bild 10: Bismarck und die Mütter. Bild 11: Begrüssung duch Offiziere. Bild 12: Bismarck und die Mädchenschule. Bild 13: Bismarck und die Knabenschule. Bild 14: Amerika bei Bismarck. Bild 15: Bismarcks Ausfahrt. Bild 16: Huldigung vor dem Fürstenhause. Bild 17: Huldigung vor dem Fürstenhause. Bild 18: Bismarck inmitten der Deutschen Radfahrer. Bild 19: Bismarck Spricht. Bild 20: Bismarksches Familienglück. Sehr gutes zeitgeschichtliches Exemplar..

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        Oeuvres de Saint François de Sales. Edition complète d'après les autographes et les éditions originales. Tome I-XXVII. (Complete set in 27 volumes)

      Annecy (a.o.), Niérat (a.o.). 1892 - 1964. 27 volumes. Green cloth, gilt (only vol. 27 not uniform). Together ca. 12000 pages.; 25 cm. Text in French. - (sl. worn, small traces of monastic library tickets, stamps, some foxing) Although still very good set, see image.

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        Scenes From the Chiushingura and the Story of Forty-Seven Ronin, Collotyes by K. Ogawa, Descriptive Text by James Murdoch

      K. Ogawa, Tokyo 1892 - Meiji 25 (1892), string tied, decorated cardboard covers, 17 black and white collotypes, 52 pp. Each plate is preceded by a blank tissue guard. The book recreates a very famous incident in 1701 in which Asano Naganori (Lord Asano) was required to commit harakiri. His forty-seven samurai bodyguards, then reduced to the status of ronin, or masterless samurai, took revenge two years later by assassinating Lord Kira Yoshinaka, the individual responsible for Naganori's death. The ronin were then required by the Shogun to commit harakiri and buried with their master. The 17 collotype plates depict key events and settings in the story. Images involving actual characters are reenacted for the photographs. ~ Condition. The book is in Good condition. The covers have light overall soiling and toning. There is a vertical crease on left side of the front cover. The outside corners of the covers (front and back) are dog-eared and some of the internal pages are also. The spine cover, which is seldom seen on these books, is present but loose in some places. There are two gouges on the back cover. On is 1+ inch long and extends through the colophon page and into plate XVI. The other is 3/4 an inch and does not extends into the colophon page. Internally there is scattered foxing but the image areas are clean. Despite the flaws, the book is in above average condition for this book. ~~ More information, to include digital pictures, available on request. ~~~ Bulky book and extra postage will apply.

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        Japanese Life

      K. Ogawa, Tokyo 1892 - Decorated card covers, string ties, 12 black and white collotype plates with a total of 27 different images. There are 7 plates with one image each and 5 plates with 4 images each. Each plate is protected by tissue guard and has a descriptive title below the image on the plate. Many seldom seen images to include "Darby and Joan (an elderly couple tending to chores) and an "old-time policeman and his catch." This books should not be confused with the K. Ogawa books (8vo) under a similar title, "Illustrations of Japanese Life". The images in that series are not found in this book. The book is accompanied by a Kelly & Walsh "Sole Agents" color woodblock insert page. ~ Condition. The book is in Fair condition. The front cover is present but completely severed along the right (binding) side. The back cover is firmly attached. Front inside cover has a bookplate reading "De la Bibliotheque Louis Becker." Both front and back covers have wear, light soiling and pieces missing, particularly along at the corners. Internally the book is clean and free of significant faults. The Kelly and Walsh insert has some light creasing but is very clean. ~~ More information, to included digital pictures, available on request.

      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
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        Costumes & Customs in Japan

      Tokyo 1892 - In phototype & from photographic negatives taken by him. Volume 2 ONLY. In brown decorative stiff paper wraps, edges and corners, worn and bumped, ink name to top right, library stamp to base of title, covers attached by string ties, no title to spine, ink name at head (Thomas Pugh Davies). Internally, library label and stamp to fep, 12 magnificent B&W images of Japanese ladies in their day to day costumes. Rare. Ogawa Kazuma (1860-1929) studied for 3 years in the US and was considered as pioneer of Japanese Photography. Has a loose slip stating its from the Kitty Davies Collection. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Character Sketches of Romance Fiction and the Drama.

      New York. Selmar Hess. 1892. - Illustrated throughout with hundreds of full page photogravures, etchings, wood engravings and typogravures depicting every imaginable subject. 4 volumes. Thick Folio. 11 in. x 14 in. Bound in 3/4 calf and gilt titled cloth covered boards. Gilt ruled spine compartments with gilt tooled motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Silk moire endsheets. a.e.g. An absolutley tremendous collection of superlative plates. Covers moderately rubbed, spine and hinges well rubbed, head and tail pieces chipped. Else a Very Good set with crisp internals and exquisite bright plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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      Little, Brown, and Company, Boston 1892 - Rare Presentation Copy of the ninth edition and the last edited by Bartlett himself, this copy is warmly inscribed: "Mary D. Flagg / With the / sincere regard of / John Bartlett". In a handsome contemporary full crushed morocco leather binding. Spine ornately gilt, five raised bands, each compartment with fine gilt devices & decorations; boards with gilt rules and devices in the corners, gilt patterned inner dentelles. Text block clean, tight & sound. Minimal rubs. 8vo. 1158 pp. A bright, clean & lovely example of this American Classic seldom encountered inscribed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Watercolor studies of two children and the head of a young woman, signed "Bemelmans"

      [N.p, n.d.] - Ludwig Bemelmans (1892-1962), Austrian-born American painter and writer, drew on his hotel and restaurant experiences for many of his stories and novels, which he often illustrated with his own sophisticated drawings and watercolors. Although he also wrote for adults, he is perhaps best known for his children's books, notably the Madeline series, one of which, Madeline's Rescue, won the 1954 Caldecott Award. These studies may well be connected with one of the Madeline books Image 9-3/4 x 4-1/2 inches; matted and framed to 17 x 11-3/4 inches overall. . Fine condition

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        EGYPT Part Second: Upper Egypt with Nubia

      Leipsic: Karl Baedeker. Very Good+. 1892. Hardcover. Lovely copy with only some browning to front endpaper and previous owner's name to first page ; With 11 maps and 26 plans; 8vo; 365 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Dictionnaire de chimie pure et appliquée, comprenant : La chimie organique et inorganique, la chimie appliquée à l'industrie, à l'agriculture et aux arts, la chimie analytique, la chimie physique et la minéralogie

      Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris 1892 - Ed. Librairie Hachette et Cie. 1892 à 1908, 11907 pages. Description des 14 volumes : Tome premier, première partie (non daté) : A - B (687 pages) Tome premier, deuxième partie (non daté) : C - G (969 pages) Tome second, première partie (non daté) : H - P (920 pages) Tome second, deuxième partie (non daté) : P ¿ S (696 pages) Tome troisième (non daté) : S ¿ Z (794 pages) Supplément, première partie (non daté) : A - F (848 pages) Supplément, deuxième partie (non daté) : G ¿ Z (864 pages) - Avec 2 planches dépliantes hors texte en fin d¿ouvrage. Deuxième supplément, tome premier (1892) : A - B (832 pages) Deuxième supplément, tome deuxième (1897) : C (753 pages) Deuxième supplément, tome troisième (1897) : D - E (789 pages) Deuxième supplément, tome quatrième (1901) : F - G (945 pages) Deuxième supplément, tome cinquième (1906) : H (648 pages) Deuxième supplément, tome sixième (1907) : I ¿ Plu (1024 pages) Deuxième supplément, tome septième (1908) : Pod ¿ Zym (1058 pages) Volumes reliés, demi-cuir Format : 17 x 25. BE intérieurs, pages légèrement jaunies, rousseurs (particulièrement en début et fin d¿ouvrages). TBE extérieurs, la reliure des tomes 5, 6 et 7 du deuxième supplément diffèrent visuellement. L'ensemble pesant plus de 26 kg, un supplément de frais de port sera demandé en fonction de la destination. A noter que pour l¿étranger (en dehors de l¿Union Européenne et de la Suisse) l¿envoi devra se faire sous la forme de deux colis, le maximum autorisé étant de 20 kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pare Yannick]
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      DIEZ 1892 - R160111062: 299 pages. Couverture abîmé par une mouillure, ainsi que la page de garde et la page de titre, avec manque et tâches. In-12 Cartonnage d'éditeurs. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 0-GENERALITES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
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        Mistress Branican.

      Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., London 1892 - First English Edition. 8vo. viii, 360 pages. Frontis. and 80 plates. Full calf prize binding by Macniven & Wallace, Edinburgh., raised bands, gilt, ruled gilt on boards. AEG. Gilt on spine a little rubbed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Pride and Prejudice - Leather and gilt FINE BINDING

      Roberts Brothers, Boston USA 1892 - A simply gorgeous two volume set, originally issued as a strictly limited edition of 250 copies in 1892, these two copies have been rebound at a later date and to a very high standard indeed. The elegant result magnifies the virtues. The leather spines which wrap around the front and back boards, have gilt titling, and five raised bands. The cover boards are in a hard grain brown cloth, with Jane Austen's signature in gilt on the front. The text blocks have been kept exactly as issued, which means the three edges are attractively untrimmed. The high quality hot pressed paper has taken the text cleanly, as befits the very limited print run of just 250 copies. The frontispiece used for volume one shows Elizabeth, Darcy, and Sir William, and volume two shows Elizabeth and Darcy walking together. Both are clean prints of etchings, and the plate mark shows clearly around them, with tissue guards and captions in red. The grading is Near Fine, but this is taking the age of the books into consideration. The corners of the cloth cover boards are a bit soft. A most attractive and enduring collectable, this beautiful set is bound well enough to last for generations, as befits an imperishable classic. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Booksniffer]
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        Sense and Sensibility Vols I-II

      J.M. DENT, LONDON 1892 - Leather spine & corners, illustrated, marbled boards, gold gilt top fore edge, tissue guards on illustrations, 5 raised ribs on spine, gold gilt lettering on spine, marbled boards. General shelf wear, rubbed extremities, tanned spine, light foxing throughout, but endpages have more foxing, good binding, clean bodies, unmarked texts, and hinges are intact. DATE PUBLISHED: 1892 EDITION: 163+218 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Jane Austen Novels Mansfield Park 2 volumes

      JM DENT AND CO, LONDON 1892 - 3/4 Leather bound beautiful light and dark blue red brown marble boards november 1892, vol1 245 pgs vol2 249 pgs DATE PUBLISHED: 1892 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses. First Edition.

      Methuen and Co. 1892 - Numbered 12 of 30 copies printed on "Japanese paper," "of which 20 are for sale." Bound in white cloth with vellum spine, gilt lettering and decorative lines, gilt top edge. Thick paper with deckle edges; interior clean and tight with original (?) sheet of tissue laid in before red-accented title page. Gilt rubbed off in some spots on back board. Spine and cloth now dark cream color from age or soiling; thin, dark brown line of stain on front board, about 1-1/2" long; bump and small gouge (1/4") in cloth along back edge; vellum chipped at head of spine just above decorative gilt line. Smudge at edge of half title. A pleasing copy of this all-too-rare volume. "Methuen & Co." is minutely written on the limitation page, apparently in the same ink and hand as "12". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        Story of the Crusades, with a Magnificent Gallery of One Hundred Full-page Engravings by the World-renowned Artist, Gustave Dore

      P.W. Zeigler & Co., Philadelphia 1892 - Pictorial grey/green cloth binding rubbed at spine ends, corners; boards smudged; hinges cracked & separating; front eps chipped at edges & 3" closed tears near bottom corners; a few sm. closed tears to bottom edges of interior leaves; leaf edges, paste-downs, eps foxed/smudged, else a nice, clean volume, w/ bright, crisp and clear ils. No dj.; Many fine b&w Dore ils.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 470 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyde Brothers, Booksellers]
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        Scenes in Nikko and Vicinity by K. Ogawa, Photographer, Tokyo, Japan in Collotype & from Photographic Negatives Taken by Him

      K. Ogawa, Tokyo 1892 - [12 High Quality Collotype Plates of Temples and Relics in Nikko by the famous Japanese Photographer and Printer, Kazumasa (aka Kazuma or Isshin) Ogawa]. Published ca 1892, folio (11 1/2 x 16 in - 30 x 40.5 cm), no text, 12 pp. The book contains 12 black and white collotypes with descriptive titles printed on the plate under the image. Each collotype has a tissue guard type protector. The collotypes measure approximately 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. There is no colophon. Wenckstern notes this book was published in the period between 1891-1893. Collotypes are: 1) Interior Shrine of Iye-mitsu, 2) Interior Haiden of Iye-yasu Shrine, 3) Karamon Gate, 4) Karamon inside, 5) Side view of Haiden Iye-yasu, 6) Interior Haiden 7) Side view of Haiden Iye-yasu 8) Interior Haiden, 9) Interior from side view Shrine of Iye-mitsu, 10) Gate of Chinese woods, from in side Tomb of Iye-mitus, 11) Side view Door of Shrine of Iye-mitsu and 12) Front view Interior of Iye-mitsu Shrine ~ Condition. The book is in Very Good condition. There is a 1 inch tear along the bottom edge of the front cover. Each plate has the plate number written lightly in pencil at the top. Some light foxing, primarily on the tissue guards. ~~ More information, to included digital pictures, available on request.

      [Bookseller: George C. Baxley]
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        The Humourist

      London: John C. Nimmo,, 1892. A Collection of Entertaining Tales, Anecdotes, Epigrams, &c. 4 volumes octavo (194 × 142 mm) Early twentieth-century tan half morocco on matching linen boards by Bayntun, title gilt to spines, raised bands, French fillet panels to the compartments, single gilt rule spine and corner edges, top edges gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Hand-coloured frontispiece, title-page vignette and 8 plates to each volume. A little rubbed at the extremities, head-caps chipping, minor repairs to volumes 1 & 2 but remains a pretty enough set. First thus, number 251 of an edition of 260. This presented to Harold Nicolson by Horace Rumbold in 1929, inked inscription to the first blank of volume I. Nicolson had served under Rumbold twice, the second occasion being in Berlin 1928, Nicolson resigned from the diplomatic service in September, 1929, and Rumbold retired in 1933. Nicolson described Rumbold in the following terms; "The eye-glass in his eye, the vagueness of response, even the half-opened mouth indicated an attitude of mind which the English could recognise as post-Etonian but which the unwary foreigner sometimes mistook for lack of alertness … he had merely trained himself to appear more English than any Englishman had ever seemed before. And if his manner ever misled a foreigner into underrating his intelligence, that foreigner was quickly disabused" (quoted in ODNB). An excellent association copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        History of the Fourth Regiment of S.C. Volunteers, from the Commencement of the War until Lee's Surrender: Giving a Full Account of All its Movements, Fights and Hardships of All Kinds. Also a Very Correct Account of the Travels and Fights of the Army of Northern Virginia During the Same Period. This Book is a Copy of the Letters Written in Virginia at the Time by the Author and Sent Home to His Family. Containing an Account of the Author's Services in the First Regiment of Engineer Troops in the Latter Part of the War. With a Short Sketch of the Life of the Author

      Greenville, S.C.: Shannon & Co.. 1892. First. First edition. 143 pp. Very good in paper wrappers with the bottom corners clipped and a few small tears to the spine. Reid served as a Private in Company C, Fourth Regiment of South Carolina Volunteers, and afterwards as a Sergeant in Company K, First Regiment of Engineer Troops. .

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        Codice Mendieta: Documentos Franciscanos Siglos XVI y XVII

      Imprenta de Francisco Diaz de Leon, Mexico City 1892 - 2 volumes bound in one: xvi+280 pages; 280 pages. Octavo (9" x 5 3/4") bound in full leather with red and black labels on spine in gilt lettering. Nueva Coleccion de Documentos para la Historia de Mexico, volumes IV and V. From the library of George M Foster. Limited to 200 copies. 1st edition. The Codex Mendieta is a collection of documents and letters relating to the writings of Mendieta to his superiors in both the church and state. In volume two there is a discussion of the codex Tlatelolco. This is volumes IV and V of the five volume in the Neuva Coleccion de Documentos para la Historia de Mexico. Joaquín García Icazbalceta defined his primary role as "writing nothing new but gathering materials that others might do so." As a collector, bibliographer, and editor of historical and linguistic documents he received in his life-time and afterwards much well-derserved acclain for meticulously carrying out this important mission. His works have generally withstood the test of time, and are a modern point of departure for serious study of colonial Mexico. About 1849 Garcia Icazbalceta began to form a "Collection of Documents for the History of America," which eventually grew to 87 large volumes, each containing one or more copies of original manuscripts, some of the highest importance. Fortunately, after Garcia Icazbalceta's death his large manuscript collection and important library of 12,000 volumes remained relatively intact. The manuscript collection passed nearly complete by sale to the University of Texas Library in 1937. Condition: Two volumes wonderfully rebound in one volume else a very good to fine set of an extremely rare item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
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      - México. Imp. Francisco Díaz de León. 1892. 2 tomos. 22x14 cm. T.I, XVI + 280 págs. * T.II, 3h. 280 págs. holandesa piel, nervios, tejuelos, guardas al agua. Edición de 200 ejemplares. Importante para el estudio sobre los indios de América, unos pocos subrayados a lapicero. Perfecto ejemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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        Maud Humphrey's Book of Fairy Tales,

      Frederick A. Stokes, New York 1892 - Folio. 12 full page chromolithographed plates (including the title page) plus in-text color illustrations, all printed on one side only on heavy paper. The binding is a red cloth spine, printed paper boards (both upper and lower) showing Little Red Riding Hood. The boards are rough and worn at the edges and corners, with a stain on the lower corner of the upper board, rear inner hinge cracked but strong; the text block is a very good to near fine, with only the occasional light soil to a few of the plates. A surprisingly rare book by the iconic Maud Humphrey, who trained, inter alia, under James McNeil Whistler. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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